Butterworth Police investigating a case of culpable homicide

Butterworth: Butterworth Police are investigating a culpable homicide case. It is alleged that a sedan car with four (4) occupants namely three men and a woman overturned along the R408 Road near Zitulele Township, Butterworth.

The accident took place on Saturday, 20 January 2018 at about 19:35. The driver died at the scene while female and male passengers died at Butterworth hospital. The fourth male passenger is recovering at Butterworth hospital. The cause of the accident is not known but Butterworth Police are still investigating.

The female passenger has not been identified and Butterworth Police are appealing to family whose female member has not returned home to contact them at 047 401 1100. The identities of the deceased are still being withheld until all their family members are officially informed of their death.

Source: South African Police Service